Doncaster born Robert Marsden was on the scoresheet for England at the weekend but could not prevent Ireland winning the BBL Cup Final day curtain raiser for a second year running.
Marsden, who grew up playing for Danum Eagles, scored four points but the Emerald Isle ran out 75-66 winners.
Meanwhile, Marsden’s former club continue to go from strength to strength.
Eagles’ U15s and U18s both recorded big wins as they continued their impressive starts to the new season.
The U15s got the weekend off to a great start with a 86-49 win over Barnsley.
Captain Jay Burfield led from the front, while Adj top scored with 27 points.
A young U18 side also ran out easy 109-27 winners over a York QE team..
The Eagles took the chance to look at some young talent and were not let down, with 14-year-old pair Burfield and Mat Green impressing.